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Sep 22, 2012 1:30am PDT
moved to missouri and returned when she was 12 years old. patricia grew up with segregation and injustices which she writes about. she spent many countless hours in the nashville public library. it was her family life that was bountiful and flowing with tales told by her story telling grandfather. raised with love of reading and oral tradition. graduated from tennessee state and degree in english in 1964. she married her childhood friend on december 12. they are the parents of fredrick and twins robert and john. her education continued with a master's degree in early childhood literature, and programming in 1975 from webster university. patricia has a successful career as a teacher and children's book editor. she changed careers to become a full time writer of children and young adult books. her goal is to create books for and about african-americans. i write because there is a need to have books for, by and about the african-american experience and how we helped to develop this country. i present to you patricia makinsik heart of literacy. >> i am from st. louis, missouri. a lo
Sep 29, 2012 1:30am PDT
, missouri. a lot of you think i have said it in correctly when i said missouri. you think i got it slid into my southern dialect, right? no. i was not born in st. louis. i was born in nashville, tennessee, a little town side of nashville. that is where i grew up, went to high school, met and married my husband. moved back to st. louis where i lived part of my life. i heard people saying missouri and missouri. what is the correct pronunciation of our new home? the best place to go when you want information is where? >> [inaudible]. >> of course, we all know that. i went to the library and the librarian gave me a wonderful book and began a life long friendship with the librarian. missouri is the native american pronunciation. in their language it is the people of the big boats. one word means all of that. missouri. frenchman who came up the mississippi river. they said that would be a great place to have a trading post. they set up a trading post and called it st. louis. missouri became missouri. now i ask you which is correct? missouri or missouri? >> missouri. okay. neither one. [l
Sep 23, 2012 9:20pm EDT
radio and next a debate with candidates for the u.s. senate in missouri. then ann romney campaigns in milwaukee at 11:00 p.m., "q&a" with former t.a.r.p. inspector general neil barofsky. tomorrow mexican presidential philippe calderon discuss u.s. and mexican relation. live coverage begins 9:00 a.m. eastern on c-span 2. missouri senator claire mccaskill and congressman todd akin participated in a televised debate friday. they rate this race as likely democratic. also participating in the debate, third party libertarian candidate jonathan dine. this one hour debate is hosted by the missouri press association. >> thank you phil and welcome again to the missouri press association debates. let me introduce to you today our candidates, we have to my left, republican congressman todd akin. in the middle, democratic senator claire mccaskill. at the end, libertarian candidate jonathan dine. let me also introduce to you today our panel of journalist who will be joining me and asking questions today of the candidates. we have a student at the university of missouri, we have bill mi
Sep 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. missouri has been outscored 30-0 in the fourth quarter. so far, better not happen today against two major teams, arizona state and georgia. >> verne: the end of the third quarter with the score south carolina 28, the tigers of missouri three. we're testing new degree, the only antiperspirant activated directly by movement. activating protection, bear! the more you move, the more it works! [ roars ] [ screaming ] new long lasting degree with motionsense help me! keep running! ♪ ♪ >> verne: we welcome you back to williams-brice stadium, columbia, south carolina, verne lundquist, gary danielson, tracy wolfson on the first s.e.c. road encounter for the missouri tigers. single game record for consecutive pass completions 23, tee martin, tennessee. against south carolina. connor shaw has hit 19 in a row and the gamecocks have a second down and 11 at the 19 yard line. he will run it. oh, boy. what has most impressed you about the effort today? >> gary: connor shaw. i think because he's been able to manage his throws. a lot of these have been easy throws. missouri, you can say what you want,
Sep 30, 2012 5:05am EDT
know this, a rural post office is more than bricks and mortar. i group in houston and lived in missouri, i still remember where the post offices where in those communities. it's a place the community came together and felt united. six day delivery is important. rural missouri for senior that's need their medicine. the bill is bipartisan. it saved money. it is in the senate. congressman akin is part of the gridlock that won't ss it. i would ask you congressman akin go back to washington, stop campaigning and help us pass the postal bill. >> congressman akin would you like rebuttal time? >> first of all, i heard what the answer was. well, if you can't make the thing work, we'll just take money from somewhere else to help pay for it. i don't know that's a very responsible solution. the idea of the fact that the rural post offices are important, i never said they weren't important. think they're great. there has to be some kind of fiscal responsibility. it's not responsible to take all the stuff you want and we're going to somehow make money up here. that's where we're going and because of
Sep 24, 2012 10:00pm PDT
day left for republicans to convince crazy todd akin to quit the senate race in missouri, newt gingrich goes to missouri to convince akin to stay in. and in the rewrite, paul ryan has to keep rewriting paul ryan now that he has to keep pleasing mitt romney. not to mention, american voters. [ female announcer ] born from the naturally sweet monk fruit, something this delicious could only come from nature. now from the maker of splenda sweeteners, discover nectresse. the only 100% natural, no-calorie sweetener made from the goodness of fruit. the rich, sweet taste of sugar. nothing artificial. ♪ it's all that sweet ever needs to be. new nectresse. sweetness naturally. new nectresse. i i had pain in my abdomen...g. it just wouldn't go away. i was spotting, but i had already gone through menopause. these symptoms may be nothing... but they could be early warning signs of a gynecologic cancer, such as cervical, ovarian, or uterine cancer. feeling bloated for no reason. that's what i remember. seeing my doctor probably saved my life. warning signs are not the same for everyone. if
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
. -- for missouri families. like cutting taxes, over a trillion dollars for small businesses and working families. cleaning up or contracting and protecting and promoting american jobs. todd has worked closely with michelle bachman, and that they have really pushed things that would really harm azeri families. on march 8 at 2011 todd aitken said i do not like social security -- todd akin said i do not like social security. not only does he not like it, he would privatize it, put it on the roller-coaster of wall street. he would raise the retirement age and the were the benefit. on august 18, 2011 he said medicare was unconstitutional. since that time he has in fact voted several times to vouch erize medicare. i believe we can lower the deficit and debt, but we will not do it, we should not do it, we cannot do it at the expense of the important programs for seniors. >> welcome, everybody. thank you for coming out today. i want to give a big thanks to the missouri press association and giving me a chance to introduce myself to the misery and people. like many of you, i am tired of the cons
Sep 24, 2012 10:00pm EDT
the senate race in missouri, newt gingrich goes to missouri to convince akin to stay in. and in the rewrite, paul ryan has to keep rewriting paul ryan now that he has to keep pleasing mitt romney. not to mention, american voters. romney: "it's time to stand up to the cheaters" vo: tough on china? not mitt romney. when a flood of chinese tires threatened a thousand american jobs... it was president obama who stood up to china and protected american workers. mitt romney attacked obama's decision... said standing up to china was "bad for the nation and our workers." how can mitt romney take on the cheaters... when he's taking their side? begins with back pain and a choice. take advil, and maybe have to take up to four in a day. or take aleve, which can relieve pain all day with just two pills. good eye. oh, hey alex. just picking up some, brochures, posters copies of my acceptance speech. great! it's always good to have a backup plan, in case i get hit by a meteor. wow, your hair looks great. didn't realize they did photoshop here. hey, good call on those mugs. can't let 'em see what y
Sep 24, 2012 12:20am EDT
. -- for the u.s. senate in missouri. then michelle obama at the congressional black caucus. and then a discussion of medicare advantage program funding. >> tomorrow, mexican president calderon discusses u.s.-mexico relations and the consumer -- country's standing locally on the council on foreign relations. coverage begins at 9:00 a.m. eastern on c-span 2. >> we are trying to encourage our developers to think about what information they really need to make the app functional. so for instance if you are playing a game, do they really need to collect geo location information that will track the consumer if as aggregated and collected? it can collect the consumer as she pass through the day and for all day. what information is needed to make the app fumpingsal? in other words, should access be limited? how long do you need to retain it? and when you are done with it, what are you going to do with it? >> one of the big problems is to look for -- they are looking for more and more people to move into this industry, creating apps, all that goes into it. basically that's the biggest pr
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
nominee dave spence faced each other on friday and a one-hour debate in columbia, missouri. the political report rates the race remains democrat. >> governor nixon, go ahead. >> good morning. it's a pleasure to be aired and see so many friends who worked with for so many years. i think back as two the reason i ran for governor and the reason i ran for the last almost four years now, a lot of the folks is to growing up in small-town of missouri. i had an opportunity to see my mother and father actively involved in public service. my mom on the school board, my dad was mayor. in the evenings when the phone would ring, somebody would call it a problem. i would often be the one to head to the kitchen table and plead the case of that person. what i saw was my mom and dad was a focus on making sure that they help solve those problems in a positive way. they did not set at the question came a democrat or republican or whether it came from someone who supported them or not. they said what can we do to move our city, our area forward and that is what i've done is your governor. i have fo
Sep 22, 2012 6:30pm EDT
receive the kickoff. this has been a very convincing effort by south carolina. >> gary: and missouri had their chance again, just like they did against georgia. they had the ball inside the five at the end of the half, they were going it get the ball to start the third quarter and they didn't get a touchdown. then the bad kick. >> verne: yes. that one through the end zone. will come out to the 25. >> verne: notre dame has a chance to go 4-0 tonight. florida state has the same chance. here are the results. which seem most likely to finish? a lot of you like florida state. >> gary: and florida. >> verne: yeah, yeah. 34%. yes. florida had the huge win to open the year at a&m. >> gary: that really changed things for florida and allowed jeff driskel to emerge. they're going to get better also, and muschamp has sold to his team as we've seen, we're going to see corbin berkstresser right now. >> verne: berkstresser played the entire game last week in the win over arizona state university. that pass complete to marcus lucas. >> gary: he never asserted himself, whether it's play calling -- it
Sep 26, 2012 1:00am EDT
to missouri. the only person standingetween crazy republican congressman tod akin t unistes tecl mce who could get rupert murdoch to pay for an attack? there's only one person who could do that and that person has made me money for rub earth murdoch than anyone else working for rupert murdoch. yocan tweet your guesses and we will sh y tharsn gh >>> mitt romney tried to get a i'm so g 're t in londocalled. are ? no. why? apparently my debit card is. what? i know. don't worry, we have cancelled your old card. great. thank you. in addition to us monitoring your accounts for unusual aivity, you could also set up free account alerts. okay. [ fale annocer ] at wes o e in ad cl tlpteour ney and financial information. here's your temporary card. welcome back. how was london? [ female announcer ] wells fargo. together we'll go far. look! she wears the scarlet markings! anut look! she wears the scarlet markings! r it omre! nor your odd predilections! miracle whip is tangy and sweet, not odd. [ man ] it's evil! if you'd try it, you'd know. she speaketh the truth! [ crowd gasps ] [ woman ] rever
Sep 29, 2012 2:00am PDT
you. thank you. once again from the performing arts center from the university of missouri, st. louis, moderator, gwen ifill. gwen: hello, st. louis.lo welcome. thank you for coming out and thanks for joining us here at the university of missouri. the presidential race is shifting before our eyes and it's all about the numbers. mitt romney is working to regain ground. barack obama is pouring millions of dollars into ads to steal the deal. voters are heading to the polls in two dozen states and both sides are bracing for the unexpected, especially when it comes to the economy. and that's with less than six weeks left. if the election were held today, what would we expect, jeff? >> if the election would be held today and it is, it is a question that governor romney's campaign dismissed saying it is not being held today. i was in iowa yesterday, thousands of people have voted in almost at the end of this month, 30 states will have voted. if the election was today, president obama has command. in battleground states from nevada, up to new hampshire and down to florida in nine battle groun
Sep 23, 2012 8:30am EDT
missouri. >>> welcome. i'm bob abernethy. it's good to have you with us. as protests against an anti-islam film spread to more than 20 countries in the muslim world this week, several high-ranking muslim leaders issued strong calls for peace. the grand mufti of saudi arabia condemned last week's deadly attacks on the u.s. consulate in libya as un-islamic but he also said speech defaming the prophet muhammad should be outlawed. here in the u.s., the coptic bishop of los angeles joined leading muslim representatives in denouncing the film and the violent response. they said copts and muslims must stand together against extremists in either religion. and in an effort to reach muslim protesters abroad, u.s. muslim groups released videos in arabic and urdu appealing for calm and restraint. >>> in other news, on capitol hill, senator dick durbin convened a hearing on hate crimes, in response to the mass shooting last month at a sikh temple in wisconsin. among those who testified was a young sikh man whose mother was killed in the attack. he urged the government to begin tracking hate crimes agai
Sep 2, 2012 12:00am EDT
of thomas eagleton, the senator from missouri, to be the running mate of george mcgovern in 1972. guest: thomas eagleton was one of his last six kurt president -- vice president of candidate. he wanted ted kennedy on the ticket. everything told him that ted kennedy, despite its being just a few years after, but given the best shot of being his best running mate. attaching nixon in the fall. as the political director said, the only question was about ted kennedy was how many fingers they were willing to lose to get him on the ticket. george mcgovern kept thinking that kennedy would say yes even though he hinted to him and told them that he would say no. finally it comes down to the final day of the convention. they are without a vice- presidential nominee george mcgovern goes through a series of choices before settling on thomas eagleton after others recommended him. others had declined the ticket. and it pointed to thomas eagleton as a good option -- and they pointed to thomas eagleton as a good option. moments before deadline, the governor gives him a call. he says george, befor
Sep 25, 2012 7:00pm PDT
finney. and control of the united states senate could come down to missouri. the only person standing between crazy republican congressman tod akin and the united states senate is claire mccascell. who could get rupert murdoch to pay for an attack? there's only one person who could do that and that person has made more money for rub earth murdoch than anyone else working for rupert murdoch. you can tweet your guesses and we will show you that person in tonight's rewrite. because it helps you keep doing what you love. no wonder it's america's #1 selling pain reliever. you took action, you took advil®. and we thank you. you took action, you took advil®. well, if itmr. margin?margin. don't be modest, bob. you found a better way to pack a bowling ball. that was ups. and who called ups? you did, bob. i just asked a question. it takes a long time to pack a bowling ball. the last guy pitched more ball packers. but you... you consulted ups. you found a better way. that's logistics. that's margin. find out what else ups knows. i'll do that. you're on a roll. that's funny. i wasn't b
Sep 27, 2012 4:00am EDT
appear to be the only factor that ought to rry republicans in this race in missouri, though, the siyn hee wo. the democratic incumbent in missouri, claire mccaskill, she was thought of having almost no chance of holding on to her seat this year because of the reblican headwinds in the state of missouri. because they have grown so strong since she was elect there had 2006. that, since the claire mccaskill , be rli decided this guy would be their nominee to secede her. >> if it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. >> republican u. senate candidate todd akin of missouri ai t difrenc between legitimate rapes and other rapes. you know, things called rape, but, you know. todd akin's been getting away with saying stuff like that for his whole career. but now that he's a u.s. senate candidate, you're not supposed articulate things that sound that czy. son saithatast month, everybody went nuts, including the right. his own party decided he could no longer be the u.s. senate candidate from misuri. the other candidate from missouri, roy blunt,
Sep 19, 2012 11:00pm PDT
much. so much. >>> up next, todd akin staying in that race in missouri. he's in there to state despite the republican party's efforts to get him out, shoo him away. >>> lots of new polls in some of >>> lots of new polls in some of the hot senate races around the country. according to a new poll from wbr, elizabeth warren is leading incumbent senator scott brown by 5, 45 to 40 among likely massachusetts voters, and that's one of many recent polls we've had showing warren with the lead. down in virginia, a new "washington post" poll shows democrat tim kaine with an eight-point lead over republican george allen. that's the strongest he's looked down there, tim kaine, 51-in the old dominion. finally to connecticut, where democrat chris murphy leads former pro-wrestling executive linda mcmahon, 37-33. a lot of votes not counted there yet. anyway, we'll be right back. >>> we're back. there was a time when republicans thought they had the inside track in the battle for control of the u.s. senate. and one of their sure things was beating democrat claire mccaskill in missouri. then todd akin wo
Sep 21, 2012 2:00am PDT
heavier rain moving into southern missouri, northern arkansas right now and florida, especially southern florida still dealing with more showers and storms, possibly producing pretty strong thunderstorms as we go through the entire day really, it's not just an afternoon type of event. here is that heavier rain, though, in southern missouri that is out ahead of a cold front and it is producing pockets of torrential downpours. we even had some severe thunderstorm warnings issued in that area not that long ago. leer is the heavy rain down across miami, though, through the florida key, as well. you'll get breaks but more heavy rain moves right back in as it's unsettled down across the southern portions and tip of florida. as for rainfall totals we are going to see about an inch or two of rain from those stronger storms in southern missouri and back into northern arkansas then they'll sort of just fizzle out as they move eastward. this front is not moving to the east that quickly. while we see a few showers in western kentucky and tennessee, not a whole lot of rain is expected. same for great
Sep 7, 2012 6:00am EDT
winston churchill's iron curtain speech delivered in fulton, missouri, on march 5, 1946. mr. churchill, who had recently lost re-election as british prime minister, was invited to speak by president harry truman who promised to introduce the former prime minister if he accepted the invitation. the author recalls mr. churchill's desire to speak out against the rise of communism and how he later referred to his appearance in missouri as the most important speech of his career. this is about an hour and ten minutes. [inaudible conversations] >> good evening, ladies and gentlemen. welcome to the kansas city public library. i'm crosby kemper, the director, and it's a pleasure to have phil white here tonight. phil white comes from olathe, kansas, and has written this wonderful book. it's an extraordinary story. this is one of the six or seven greatest speeches, most important speeches, most consequential speeches in the history of the world, i believe. i've written about it myself. and this speech in fulton, missouri, with the president of the united states and the former prime mi
Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
expected to pick up a seat in missouri because democratic incumbent claire mccaskill was in trouble there. but then her g.o.p. challenger todd akin was denounced by his own party for things that he said about rape. today was the deadline for akin to drop out and clear the way for another republican candidate-- and he didn't. chip reid is there. >> reporter: congressman akin said he owes it to his supporters to stay in the race. >> i don't believe that that is really my decision. the decision was made by the voters of the state of missouri. ( cheers and applause ) >> reporter: it's an announcement establishment republicans have been dreading ever since akin-- who opposes abortion even in the case of rape-- said women rarely become pregnant from rape. >> if it's a legitimate rape the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. >> reporter: many leading republicans-- including mitt romney-- called on akin to get out of the race fearing his remarks would send women fleeing from the republican party. top republican fund-raiser karl rove withdrew his promise to shower super pac m
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of missouri republican, todd aiken, not only is he not going away, it looks like he's picking up support. those stories and much more still ahead. >>> today is the deadline for todd aiken to withdraw from the race. members of his own party, including presidential candidate, mitt romney, are urging him to withdraw. it's the result of an interview where women can shut down the whole thing in order to avoid pregnancy. not everyone is distancing themselves from aiken, including newt gingrich. >> i don't see how any national republican and good conscious after tomorrow has any choice except to say, the choice is the republican nominee where senator mccaskill, i am for the republican nominee. >> aiken apologized for the rape comment before the controversial interview. missouri was considered a likely republican win. polls now show democratic incumbent has the advantage in another development, a powerful conservative pack said today, okay, things have changed. we reconsidering withholding funds. he's getting more support. >> still to come on 9news now, all gave some, some gave all. a lo
Sep 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. over in missouri, todd akin has until september 25 to exit the race. but despite the most recent poll putting him 6 points behind mccaskill, he thinks he can win the race. the akin campaign released this ad yesterday. >> a coalition of women whose goal is to reach others with the truth that todd is a humble, intelligent and compassionate leader. he's not just a good choice for missouri. he's the best choice for missouri senate. >> eliot: the video and corresponding web site have since been taken down after it was revealed one of the women pictured on the site was a democratic operative only there to keep tabs on akin. joining me now the d.c. correspondent for wnyc's the take away, todd zwillich. mayhem at every level other than the presidential race where i for one think it is a forgone conclusion. let's talk the house. 25 the magic number. how do you assess the odds that the democratic party can take back control of the house? >> good to be with you governor. i think the smart money has to go with dick durbin. nancy pelosi knows her business. she's one of the best politicians in town
Sep 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
transportation needs in missouri? would you work with the general assembly on a plan for a tax increase to raise revenue for transportation? would you help provide the leadership in pushing for a vote to raise needed revenue for transportation? >> well, we need to make better use of the tax dollars with god. i don't, you know, i guess there was a plan to expand on 70 and expand the interchanges and put in toll roads, turnout over to contractors and let them run it. i'm not sure that's the thing we should do first, you know, we have to maintain the roads we've got an obviously maintain the bridge is. but you know, keep the tax, the gas tax the way it is now and make more efficient use of the money we've got. maybe contract out more, more things. if you give the contractors a bonus for finishing early, that seems to work. so things like that we would do. >> jay nixon. >> thank you. we have a long history in this area and our state. we have a very large system. so as i came in, with the doing a couple things and are now in the process of implementing a sumo foer. the first was to expand the capacit
Sep 29, 2012 12:00pm PDT
candidate this seinfeld star has a serious man crush on. >>> then a little bit later, the missouri senate candidate who's not scoring any points with his lady like comments this week. >>> first, though, we will take you who the elephant in the room is in this presidential race. someone who both candidates just can't seem to kick. you're watching msnbc on this saturday afternoon. the place for politics. my doctor told me calcium is efficiently absorbed in small continuous amounts. citracal slow release continuously releases calcium plus d with efficient absorption in one daily dose. citracal slow release. so it can feel like you're using nothing at all. but neosporin® eczema essentials™ is different. its multi-action formula restores visibly healthier skin in 3 days. neosporin® eczema essentials™. in 3 days. every room deserves to look us what our great.te color is? and every footstep should tell us we made the right decision. so when we can feel our way through the newest, softest, and most colorful options... ...across every possible price range... ...our budgets won't be pi
Sep 27, 2012 10:00am PDT
>>> the fight to control the senate could turn on what happens in missouri where republican nominee todd akin has defied party leaders and is staying in the race past that deadline to get out. joining me now, senator patty murray, chair of the campaign committee. thank you very much for joining us. all eyes are now on what your counterparts on the republican side are going to do. they have not yet committed to money but they have been saying that they are supporting todd akin, and we heard from roy blunt, senator in missouri, republican senator in missouri, endorsing him. what do you think is happening out there? >> well, look, what todd akin said was so offensive that there were different kinds of rape using the term legitimate and saying that somehow women have defenses against rape so they won't get pregnant, so offensive to me and to women in missouri, women and men across this country, and so offensive the top republican officials up and down said, we can't support this man. what changed in two weeks that they now say that this is a position of their party, that they will support hi
Sep 1, 2012 6:30pm PDT
electricidad. y ahora continÚa trasladÁndose a missouri e ellos y nillinois. mientras en el golfo y las refinerÍas iniciaron de nuevo sus trabajos. desde nueva orleans, univisiÓn. >>> los agricultores del medio oeste del paÍs. >>> esperan que la madre naturaleza les de un alivio, para sus campos que sufren de una intensa sequÍa por el verano missouri y les ayuden a mejorar sus cultivos, los expertos consideran que quedarÍan entre 3 a 6 pulgadas de agua. >>> la crisis econÓmica le continÚan pasando factura a familias hispanas de escasos recursos. >>> es el caso de una familia en california que tiene orden de desalojo. y se niega a entregar la vivienda por la que han luchado por muchos aÑos. juan carlos gonzÁlez nos trae su historia. >>> los Últimos dÍas son un suplicio para los miembros de la familia hernÁndez hace una semana se venciÓ una orden de desalojo en su contra. en su casa significa el resultado de muchos esfuerzos. dicen. >>> lo que nos ha costado. y tenemos apoyo de la comunidad. >>> adquirir una casa hace 6 aÑos a un precio de 540.000 dÓlares ft en un momento l
Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
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Sep 30, 2012 4:00am PDT
highlights in her latest tv ad. let's watch. >> on the mainstream priorities that matter to missouri, how does that akin measure up? see for yourself. when asked about a plan that ends traditional medicare forcing seniors to pay an extra $6,000 per year -- >> so this is a good idea. i voted for it. >> the minimum wage, akin wants to abolish it. >> i don't think that government should be setting the prices or wages on different things. >> making college affordable. akin compared the federal student loans program to stage three cancer. >> america has got the equivalent of stage three cancer of socialism. >> senator mccaskill joins us now. senator, i follow politics i guess my whole life, and these kinds of crackpots used to be the people that ran every four or six years and were regularly defeated in primaries. they were the side show in politics. how did he win a nomination in missouri to run for the united states senate, this guy, todd akin, with his views? >> it was a three-way primary, and the far right, very evangelical, religious base of the republican party, the mike huckabee, rick s
Sep 1, 2012 1:35am EDT
of missouri, at least northern missouri, and then up into southern sections of iowa. but notice also some showers well to the east in the ohio valley. so even though the center is pretty far back to the west doesn't mean you can't have some showers well ahead of the center. so let's talk about the beach and boating forecast. isolated shower tomorrow. but i think saturday is going to be the best day to be on the water. 86 to about 90. now, on sunday, an increasing chance of showers and thunderstorms. 82-87. winds turn southeasterly at 10. so boaters need to be very aware on sunday. keep an eye to the sky. if you're going to the beaches, you're in pretty good shape. in fact, great shape tomorrow. temperatures tomorrow about 85. sunshine. no threat of showers. an isolated shower possible on sunday. we'll come back and testimony you which day will be the better of the three. when you can keep the tee times and when you might have to cancel them. >>> extreme times often call for extreme measures, and that's why one army veteran is staging a hunger strike to get attention. he says i
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. it will keep them alive for a few more days. >> reporter: here in missouri, rain is nine to 15 inches below normal. even if isaac delivers three to five inches of rain as predicted, it won't wipe out the drought but every little drop will help. isaac's rain is coming too late to help ranchers who already threw in the towel. >> it really hurts when you see a producer come in who said i sold my cattle today. they are crying at the counter. is there help out there? there's nothing we can do. >> reporter: they are grazing on brown pastures. no rain means prices skyrocketed. they are giving them hay now, before they normally do in the fall. he is fifth generation. farming is in his blood. >> this is farming. you take the good with the bad. >> what is your message to isaac? >> come take a visit. i'll grill, i'll have drinks in the cooler. come on. set up shop. >> reporter: the rains are coming. what do you think? >> great. i can't wait just to walk in the rain. >> reporter: just to feel it? >> just to feel it coming down. >> reporter: and start walking in greener pastures. susan candiotti,
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